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Church of Sao Lourenco de Almancil

Rua da Igreja | Sao Lourenco, Almancil 8135-027, Portugal
+351 289 395 451
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East Algarve Day Trip Including Almancil, Faro, Olhao and Tavira
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Rua da Igreja | Sao Lourenco, Almancil 8135-027, Portugal
+351 289 395 451
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful little church, obviously well loved and cared for. Externally it is well maintained, on top of a hill with nice views but inside is something else - the blue and white tiles on the walls and ceiling are amazing, its well worth...More

Thank plumble
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't go inside but marvelled upon this churches beautiful both day and night , our villa was near and the bells could be heard , so very nice and relaxing and lit up at night , well worth a walk about to find this...More

Thank Loulou4u2323
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit here regularly when in PORTUGAL,,,! Without question the most beautiful church that I've ever seen anywhere,,,friendly staff, ,The inside is BEAUTIFUL,,! Mass on Sunday has portuguese ,English readings,,,it's beauty surpasses many wonderful churches I've been in such as Brazil,USA,Ireland,UK, a must see,

Thank cathalmacdomhnaill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our drive from Lisboa to Seville we stopped at this church in Almancil. From the outside you would have no idea what was inside. On a google search it said it was closed at lunch from 1:30 to 2:30pm but when the doors didn't...More

Thank Leanne L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you visit the Algarve, this church must not be missing on your "must do" list. The Church of San Lourenco de Amancil is unique, because the inside of the church, walls, ceiling and cupola is finished with Biblical and historical scenes in the characteristic...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit..... All of the reviews say the same but you simply must visit here if you are in or nearby to Loule!

Thank peppermint
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a very beautiful church in a Portuguese style - the blue tiles inside are making Sao Laurenco so unique ! This church is well worth a visit. There is an entrance fee and you are allowed to take photos inside. Another thing to...More

1  Thank Flower53_10
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A must visit, but if you are going for mass, get there early, even the annex gets full, quite a long mass. Beautiful church.

Thank karen m
Reviewed 3 September 2017

It's old and it's small (and maybe in peak season it could get crowded and difficult to park - I don't know) but I'd suggest it's worth a visit if you're in the area. The unusual and interesting feature, of course, is the tiling. And...More

1  Thank incomfort
Reviewed 29 August 2017

this is a true gem. the decorations inside are fantastic, superb tiles and this so ornate manueline style is just wonderful on the eye. and the staff are so friendly.

Thank bobjones3
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Susan R
20 August 2017|
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Response from traveltrailer | Reviewed this property |
Ditto previous answers re candles and lunch time closure. I think it remains closed on Monday morning also.
Tim J
3 September 2016|
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Response from jennyphillips60 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , I dont know